Social Media related jobs continue to grow. More people need to be trained in social media for business to fill the jobs that are posted, and the many that have yet to be created.

Where do you find social media jobs? You can find them formally posted on on online job board sites like Indeed.com.

Here are a few links:

Indeed.com’s Social Media Strategist positions.

Simply Hired’s social media marketing jobs.

There are also less formal job sites like Craigslist. Look for  “social media” in Raleigh Jobs on Craiglist.org.

And, contract job sites, like guru.com and elance.com. Here’s a link: social media marketing jobs on elance.com.

Update!
See the New Social Media Management Certification website website and current training: MySocialMediaMastery.com

There are hundreds of other opportunities that haven’t been posted anywhere, but if you get out and talk with small business owners, they’ll tell you about their challenges, and you may be able to get a contract helping them out online.

Although a whole generation of people has been raised on computers, mobile devices and Facebook, that doesn’t mean this younger generation has the business savvy or know-how to manage a business’ social media and Internet marketing presence from definition to hand-off. It’s not something one is born with, and businesses vary too much industry to industry to be readily handled simply by someone who has been on Facebook since 2004. Maybe if they are marketing to their peers, but if they are marketing to Baby Boomers, you’re likely to see a big disconnect.

To be a social media manager, you need to be able to evaluate a company’s position, learn enough about the company to develop an initial online strategy, and then proceed with doing all the steps to prepare a dynamic plan for a quality online presence with ongoing content and relationship [...]